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AFCON: Your performance in Côte d’Ivoire was outstanding, Kalu hails Super Eagles

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu hails Super Eagles for their performance at the just concluded Africa Cup of Nations organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Côte D’Ivoire, describing it as outstanding.


He said that the Super Eagles displayed phenomenal skills, resilience and played the most scintillating, compact football throughout the tournament

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In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Levinus Nwabughiogu, Kalu said that the rise of the team to the finals where it squared up with the host nation testified to their determination to lift the trophy.

Though the Super Eagles eventually, narrowly lost to the Elephants of Côte D’Ivoire by a 2-1 score margin Sunday night, Kalu said that the development should not dampen the spirit of the team which he said displayed patriotism and untiring love for the country.

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The Deputy Speaker charged the players to remain united and approach future competitions with the same vigor, zeal, and zest they demonstrated in Côte D’Ivoire, emphasizing that indeed, the team made Nigerians proud.

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